Mary P. Snyder

Of Counsel

Office: Oklahoma City

Phone: 405.239.6649
Fax: 405.272.5943
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Mary Snyder is an attorney in the Labor & Employment practice group at the firm’s Oklahoma City office.

Snyder has focused her practice on exclusively representing employers and management in employment and traditional labor matters since 1999. In her practice, Snyder routinely represents clients in the courts, in front of administrative tribunals, and in appellate proceedings in regard to litigation brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act, as well as other state and federal employment-related laws.

As part of her advice practice, Snyder regularly advises companies and human resource representatives on best employment policies and practices, including proper drafting of a full range of employee-related policies and procedures. Snyder aids clients in regard to understanding potential discrimination, harassment, retaliation, reasonable accommodation and wage and hour claims. Snyder also advices on I-9 compliance issues and assists companies in obtaining employer-sponsored visas for foreign workers.

Snyder speaks Spanish fluently and is able to investigate cases and conduct employee training in Spanish where the workforce so requires.

Snyder received her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1999, where she graduated cum laude. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish, with high honors, from Portland State University.

Prior to joining Crowe& Dunlevy, Snyder practiced labor and employment law at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP and at Wilson, Turner, Kosmo, LLP, both located in San Diego, CA.

Snyder is a regular speaker at continuing education courses for human resource professionals and attorneys regarding various aspects of laws affecting the workplace, obligations when conducting a reduction in force, the ADA, the overlap of various leave laws, and best employment practices.

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Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, "Post-Incarceration Employment," Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, January 20, 2015, Oklahoma City, OK

  • Speaker, "Five New Year's Resolutions for HR Professionals," Tulsa Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinators Association Luncheon, December 3, 2014, Tulsa, OK

  • Speaker, "Wage and Hour Mistakes: You Get No “Mulligans” Under the FLSA," 2014 Crowe & Dunlevy Labor & Employment Seminar, October 2, 2014, Oklahoma City, OK

Classes Taught

  • "Employment Law Basics: Things every supervisor or manager should know, OCSEA Annual Training Conference, April, 2013
  • "Working Off the Clock?", ERI, July, 2010
  • ADA Q&A: Bring Your Questions, BLR, January, 2010
  • ADA and FMLA: How to Navigate the Intersection of Disability and Leave Laws, BLR, October, 2009
  • California and Federal WARN Acts: An Employer's Duties When Preparing For Lay-Offs In Tough Economic Times, San Diego County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, May, 2009
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